Showing posts from March, 2016

Collaborative Learning at its Best at the SmartSimple Spring Community Conference

It’s officially spring, and that means the SmartSimple Spring Community Conference 2016 is only a few weeks away. SmartSimple community conferences offer a unique experience for both clients and the SmartSimple team to come together for a day of engaging conversation, learning opportunities and networking with peers in your industry. Gain insights from other SmartSimple users, share ideas for enhancements and meet your peers from across the United States and Canada.

Get On the Right Track
Based on your feedback, we decided to expand this year’s conference to include more targeted sessions and client participation. In addition to adding more ways to get to know other SmartSimple clients, we’ve expanded the scope of topics, increased the number of sessions and created two SmartSimple user tracks.

General User Track Industry-specific sessions for system best practices and usage
This user track will be broken down into industry-specific sessions for non-developers and IT users. Grants ma…

Ending Conflict with Empathy - SmartSimple Sponsors Conference in London, England

Each year, The British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences holds a series of conferences in London, England. These conferences provide opportunities for leading and emerging scholars to discuss innovative themes in the humanities and social sciences with significant academic impact.

Earlier this month, The Academy hosted the highly topical conference Empathy Neuroscience: Translational Relevance for Conflict Resolution. Specialists in the fields of neurology, psychology, psychiatry, communications, international affairs and cognitive sciences gathered to discuss this dynamic, new theory for conflict resolution in the Middle East. SmartSimple was honored to sponsor the reception held at the end of the first day of the conference.

"There is a great deal of research happening in the neuroscience of empathy,” says Haifa Staiti, Gather Fellow, Seeds of Peace, and one of the conference organizers. “At the same time,  peacebuilding is an active and long standing field, but this…